Dr. Peter Rao, MD

Dr. Peter Rao, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 44
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Dr. Peter Rao, MD is a cardiology specialist in Dothan, AL and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in cardiology.

4300 W Main St Ste 102

Dothan, AL 36305

Contact Information

(334) 793-9564

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Rao performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Rao's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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18  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rao's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rao to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Rao's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Rao is wonderful and explains everything that could be a problem as well as the solution to the problem. Tabitha calls back very soon after you leave a message for her. She also does an excellent job. BTW Dr. Rao was recommended by my Dr. he treated my Dr's family.
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I saw him ONCE as a patient and when I went back to take my father-in-law to see him again he asked ME if I had gotten a specific procedure done as scheduled. (Performed by a Gastro doctor) In other words, after only one visit with him as a patient he actually remembered that I was supposed to...more
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